5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, October 26

Oct 26 2017, 11:46 am

Happy Thursday! There is so much happening around town today. Get out there and enjoy these Montreal events.

SPASM Festival

What: The Spasm Festival has dedicated itself to showcasing the most unusual horror films. Taking place over three days this October, SPASM will play a slew of the goriest horror movies. If you’re a film buff looking to get your horror fix this Halloween, this is an event you won’t want to miss.

Where: Club Soda, 1225 Boulevard Saint Laurent
When: October 26 to 28

Montreal Taco Week

What: Montreal is gearing up to host its second annual Taco Week, which is a week-long festival in which a number of participating restaurants “pay homage to Mexican cuisine and culture by celebrating the genius of the Taco.” Each restaurant will offer its own version of the taco for just $10 or less.

Where: Various locations, check website for details
When: Until October 28, 2017

La Pizza Week

What: The city of Montreal will be celebrating all things ’za the last week of October. The inaugural culinary competition advertises that “more than 50 of Montreal’s top pizzerias will compete for the title of best pizza in town.” Head to the La Pizza Week website to find out what pizzerias will be participating.

Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: Until October 31, 2017

La Balade pour la Paix: An Open-Air Museum

What: This major international public art exhibition brings together 72 works of art by renowned artists, each carrying a message of peace and reflecting the universal values of humanism, tolerance and openness. These are the values that all inspired the creation of Montréal’s 1967 International and Universal Exposition, Expo67.

Where: 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
When: Now until October 29, 6 am to 6 pm

Vance Joy

Australian born singer-songwriter Vance Joy will be back in Montreal later this month to perform his ridiculously catchy tracks “Riptide” and “Mess is Mine”. The live performance will be sure to feature Vance Joy’s new single, “Lay it on Me,” which was released earlier this year.

When: October 26, 8 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame St W
Tickets: Available online from $53

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